PSXE Poll Update: MW2 Nabs Most Overrated Crown
Well, it's hardly surprising but at the same time...a tad hypocritical of some of you. ;)
When we gave Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 a review score of 8.9, we know a lot of you had some difficulty accepting the sub-9 analysis. And yet, when we ask you to determine the most overrated game of 2009, the vast majority of you have named MW2. Now, we're not disagreeing with you, but we just find this to be an interesting little conflict. ;) Anyway, as we've said before, we simply weren't as enamored with this sequel as others were, and we certainly can't figure out how sources like Joystiq and GameTrailers managed to award MW2 Game of the Year. But hey, we're well aware of this title's popularity and everyone really seems to adore the online multiplayer, so it's tough to cast aspersions on its appeal. Perhaps the question is, can a superb online aspect rocket a game to perennial, elite status in the world of gaming without the benefit of a fantastic single-player experience? It seems to be that way. On the other hand, some actually believe the newly revamped multiplayer in MW2 actually isn't as good as it was in the original. But that's just another opinion.
The question for this week is gonna be a lot more difficult: what game do you believe will be the front-runner for Game of the Year 2010? Is it a title that has been hyped like crazy so far, like Final Fantasy XIII or God of War III? Or will it be a lesser-known game like The Last Guardian? Out of the amazing lineup, which one has the best GotY shot this year?
1/3/2010 10:21:53 PM Ben Dutka